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Matrix RGB click – How to adjust firmware

5 May , 2017  

The main advantage of distributing the open source code is that anyone who gets it can edit and improve the code for his own needs. In this additional article we will look deeper inside how current firmware works, what are the most important points and how to adjust it for your own needs. Main features […]

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Matrix RGB click – 2×2 panels version

13 Apr , 2017  

Almost one year has passed since we released the Matrix RGB click board. That click board became without a doubt one of the most popular ones we have. The wide range of possibilities and easy usage are probably the main reason for its high popularity. On the recently held Embedded World fair, the Matrix RGB click board found […]

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Software, User Manual

Compiler Quick Start Guide

20 Dec , 2016  

Introduction Welcome to the MikroElektronika Compiler Quick Start Guide. The goal of this page is to help you make your first project in the compiler and understand how the IDE operates. Our examples will help you along the way. We will take you through all the steps, one by one, and show you how simple and […]

Hexiwear communicates over SMS

Click Boards

Enhance Hexiwear with GSM 4 click

15 Dec , 2016   Video

MikroElektronika already offers a wide range of click boards for GSM communication. GSM 4 click is the latest one. Like its predecessor 3G SARA, it carries a u-blox module. The difference between these two click boards is that GSM 4 supports 2.5G and 3G SARA supports 2.75G. You can get more information about GSM generations on […]

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User Manual

XDP™ OTP User manual

25 Nov , 2016  

This guide will explain the usage of the XDP™ OTP Production Burner for SMPS. For brevity, the device will be referred to as “XDP™ OTP Burner” throughout the document. Intro About XDP™ OTP Burner The XDP™ OTP Burner is a specialized tool for programming Infineon’s XDP™ Switching Mode Power Supply ICs (SMPS). This device is […]

8051 roadmap

Compilers Roadmap Update

8051 Compilers Roadmap

17 Nov , 2016  

mikroC, mikroBasic, mikroPascal for 8051Further details will be revealed as the project develops.Release date: unspecifiedIDE build: v6.3.0cmd line build: v6.3.0Make sure you have the latest version of the 8051 compilers while you wait for the new one. You can download it from this page. New users will have a functional trial version. License owners are entitled […]

RF Technologies & IOT

Successor Stronger Than Parent – CC3100

31 Oct , 2016  

There are always situations in real life when some old stuff — no matter what we’re talking about, whether it be sneakers or your favorite Hi-Fi amplifier — must be replaced with something newer and you think to yourself: “If I just can get the new one it will be at least as good as the old one was.” […]

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SMS Alarm

6 Oct , 2016  

If you are a beginner this is probably the best starting point for you. It is always nice and interesting to make something useful. The project works with a motion sensor which reports its’ own state through a simple GPIO pin. Then we have the Relay click board which can also be controlled with simple GPIO pins […]

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Communication Interfaces

UART – Serial communication

28 Sep , 2016  

Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter or UART for short represents the hardware – integrated circuit, used for the serial communication through the serial port. UART is a standalone integrated circuit (IC) but also as a part of microcontrollers. It is important to understand the difference between standalone UART modules and the UART modules integrated in MCU modules, and how MCU modules usually […]

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Click Boards

One Library for all Steppers

19 Aug , 2016  

In the introduction to stepper motors we showed the basics of how they work. Now we need the software that will control our motors. As of today we have three stepper click boards. This article will introduce you how to use the reworked AccelStepper library (a very good and popular lib) to build your own complete solution. The library is reworked in […]

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Click Boards

MCP2542 – Use All Benefits of CAN Bus

9 Aug , 2016   Video

Benefits that CAN bus brings in comparison to other serial protocols are already explained at first CAN bus article. Most of that benefits alongside with simplicity of the MCU’s UART module can be found on MCP2542 click board. This click board can be observed like hybrid of CAN and UART which brings all the best from both.   MCP2542 […]

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Click Boards

Three Electronic Helpers

4 Aug , 2016  

Right now we are offering more than 200 click boards. The majority of them have a single chip or module that carries the functionality of the entire board, but this time we have something really unique compared to all other click boards. C Meter, Ammeter and R Meter clicks (the last one yet to be released) […]

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RF Technologies & IOT

LoRa 2 – IOT All Over The World Now

27 Jul , 2016  

Reserved frequency bands are different from region to region. For example, the first LoRa click board can not be used in the US because of their laws. That’s why we are introducing the new LoRa 2 click board. This LoRa module has the same firmware like the previous one so this will be just a short […]

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Click Boards

Write SPI, Talk CAN, Read SPI – MCP25625

13 Jul , 2016   Video

SPI bus is a favorite amongst most developers inside the embedded world. One master, many slaves and high speed opens a wide variety of possible peripherals. Displays, sensors, and flash memories are some of the most common ones. In this case the peripheral will be MCP25625, Microchips’ controller and integrated transceiver for the CAN bus. The introduction to the CAN bus […]

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Hardware & Electronics

Stepper Motors

12 Jul , 2016  

Electric motors are the most common way to translate electrical to mechanical energy and because of that they are everywhere around us. Fans, pumps, toys and electrical tools are just some examples. The main classification can be made by type of the power supply. DC motors are usually used where battery power is needed. AC motors […]

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